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Treatment Specialist

Location: San Diego, TX
Job ID: 56019
Facility: Glossbrenner Unit

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Pay: $15 per hour

Ready to start a career in addiction treatment but not sure where to start? With Management & Training Corporation, we will provide you with the training and hours you need to become a certified substance abuse counselor. We will even pay for the certification exam!

Position title: Treatment Specialist (Addiction Treatment Specialist)

Facility name: Ernestine Glossbrenner Unit

Location: 5100 South FM 1329, San Diego, TX 78384

Work schedule: Full-time; 8-hour days

Benefit package includes:

  • Health/dental/vision/life insurance401(k) with company match 
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays 
  • Professional development assistance
  • Opportunities for job advancement
     

Job responsibilities: Treatment Specialists are responsible for performing education work within Substance Abuse Felony Punishment Facility (SAFPF) / In-Prison Therapeutic Community (IPTC) programs. Work involves assisting with planning, coordination and implementation of activities; and coordinating with substance abuse treatment counselors and other departments.

Essential functions:

  1. Provides didactic sessions according to designated curricula within the program. 
  2. Presents education and life skills classes to assist offenders with basic education on these topics.
  3. Maintain a therapeutic community (TC) within the facility working closely with correctional staff to create a living environment that is peer driven.
  4. Guides and assists offenders in complying with facility rules and regulations. Supervises offender work functions in accordance with program policies such as morning wake up routines according to established schedules.
     

Position requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited senior high school, GED, or equivalent.  
    Associate degree in the field of psychology, sociology, counseling, social work, criminal justice or education is preferred.
  • Related experience is a plus.
  • Valid driver’s license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.
  • Within 180 days of employment, must have a letter of registration as a CI from the Texas Department of State Health Services or current certification as a CCJP-A as approved by the Texas Certification Board of Addiction Professionals.
     

Why: The job is simple. Help humans break the cycle. Join our team and transform lives!

Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabled status, veteran status, genetic information, national origin, or any other category protected by federal law. MTC participates in E-Verify. We strive to provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans, in our job application and hiring process. If you are interested in employment opportunities with Management & Training Corporation and need assistance, please contact our staffing department through [email protected] or 801-693-2888.

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